[Histonet] Enzymatic digestion

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Wed Jul 6 14:46:32 CDT 2005

The answer to this question will depend on the tissue, fixative used, 
time of fixation, antigen in question, antibody used, and probably other 
factors as well. A literature search is in order.


Lab. Invest. Histol. wrote:

>I would need to know the differences in the effect (degree of digestion) of
>each one of these enzymes used for antigen retrieval.
>Proteinase K
>Thank you
>         Hugo
>Dr. Hugo H. Ortega (DMV, PhD)
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